Stryker enhances operating room design with Microsoft HoloLens

Stryker enhances operating room design with Microsoft HoloLens
By Sean Dudley | 23 February 2017

New solution allows surgery staff to envisage room configurations using holograms and mixed reality.

Meeting the needs of the modern worker

Meeting the needs of the modern worker
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 February 2017

We talk to Hewlett Packard Enterprise to find out how Windows 10 mobile apps are making employees more productive and efficient, wherever they are

HPE executives explain how Windows 10 mobile apps are making employees more productive

Smart manufacturing: bandwidth and security

Smart manufacturing: bandwidth and security
By Guest | 23 February 2017

In the first of a new series of four articles around the opportunity of Industry 4.0, Mike James from ATS Global looks at the need for more bandwidth and greater security

The first of a new series of articles from ATS Global's Mike James on the opportunity of Industry 4.0

US$1.2 trillion to be spent on digital transformation in 2017

US$1.2 trillion to be spent on digital transformation in 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | 23 February 2017

IDC report forecasts that spending will reach US$2 trillion by 2020

Microsoft Edge works with NAAEE to develop digital storytelling platform

Microsoft Edge works with NAAEE to develop digital storytelling platform
By Sean Dudley | 22 February 2017

Organisation collaborate to help support environmental education and civic engagement

How insurers can take the cost out of IFRS 17

How insurers can take the cost out of IFRS 17
By Guest | 22 February 2017

IFRS 17 budgets do not have to be massive: insurers can take advantage of a smart data platform to ensure cost-efficient implementation. Daniel Trzesniak from Systemorph explains

Daniel Trzesniak from Systemorph explains why IFRS 17 budgets do not have to be massive

Supporting modern manufacturers with modern technology

Supporting modern manufacturers with modern technology
By Rebecca Gibson | 22 February 2017

Dimension Data’s Steve Blackwell and Raj Mistry explain how a secure and connected IT architecture helps data to flow efficiently across the manufacturing value chain

Dimension Data’s Steve Blackwell and Raj Mistry explain what's needed to enable an efficient value chain

Citi Tech for Integrity Challenge searches out public sector innovation

Citi Tech for Integrity Challenge searches out public sector innovation
By Rebecca Lambert | 21 February 2017

The global competition will source innovative technology that promotes public sector integrity

Microsoft launches Healthcare NExT initiative

Microsoft launches Healthcare NExT initiative
By Rebecca Gibson | 21 February 2017

New initiatives enable partners to use Microsoft's cloud, AI and research to transform healthcare

Flipkart and Microsoft partner to help deliver enhanced online shopping

Flipkart and Microsoft partner to help deliver enhanced online shopping
By Sean Dudley | 20 February 2017

India-based online marketplace to innovate with Azure, Cortana and Power BI

Providing healthcare via video in remote communities

Providing healthcare via video in remote communities
By Lindsay James | 20 February 2017

RingMD is using Microsoft cloud solutions to connect patients in India with doctors via video

The growing need for security intelligence

The growing need for security intelligence
By Guest | 20 February 2017

The findings of Kaspersky Lab’s recent Corporate IT Security Risks report not only put cybersecurity threats in a new perspective, they also reveal a serious problem and its possible solution. Mikhail Nagorny explains

Mikhail Nagorny outlines the findings of Kaspersky Lab’s recent report on cybersecurity threats

Optimising finance management at Ducks Unlimited Canada

Optimising finance management at Ducks Unlimited Canada
By Rebecca Gibson | 20 February 2017

Private non-profit charity Ducks Unlimited Canada is set to improve its finance management with Avanade and the new cloud-based Microsoft Dynamics ERP solution

Private non-profit charity Ducks Unlimited Canada is improving its finance management with Avanade

How to reap the rewards of data management

How to reap the rewards of data management
By Sean Dudley | 17 February 2017

Sean Dudley speaks with Profisee CEO Ian Ahern to find out how the company is differentiating itself in the master data management space

Ian Ahern explains how Profisee is differentiating itself in the master data management space

Smart laundry: How Berendsen UK is leveraging IoT

Smart laundry: How Berendsen UK is leveraging IoT
By Lindsay James | 17 February 2017

The company is using the Microsoft Internet of Things (IoT) Hub to improve its business processes

Bringing together digital and physical shopping experiences

Bringing together digital and physical shopping experiences
By Rebecca Gibson | 16 February 2017

Microsoft’s Pinar Salk explains how new unified commerce models are enabling retailers like The L’Oréal Group to succeed

Microsoft’s Pinar Salk explains how unified commerce is benefitting retailers like The L’Oréal Group

Tata Motors and Microsoft India join forces to enhance in-car efficiency

Tata Motors and Microsoft India join forces to enhance in-car efficiency
By Lindsay James | 16 February 2017

Tata Motors is using Microsoft’s connected vehicle technologies on the Azure intelligent cloud platform

eTail Europe 2017

eTail Europe 2017
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 February 2017

20-22 June; Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, London

eTail Europe is where European e-commerce innovators come to grow their businesses

Interop ITX

Interop ITX
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 February 2017

15-19 May; MGM Grand, Las Vegas, Nevada, US

The independent conference delivers full stack IT education for technology leaders

Companies losing billions from ineffective customer loyalty plans

Companies losing billions from ineffective customer loyalty plans
By Rebecca Gibson | 15 February 2017

Accenture identifies five ‘languages of loyalty’ that are driving customer relationships in the digital age

The secret to delivering smarter products, faster

The secret to delivering smarter products, faster
By Guest | 15 February 2017

Russell Brook from Siemens PLM Software says that 3D printing isn’t the only way to get consumer durables to market faster – integrated design is just as important

Russell Brook from Siemens PLM Software highlights the importance of integrated design

Using the cloud to help create a sustainable city

Using the cloud to help create a sustainable city
By Lindsay James | 15 February 2017

The City of Stirling in Australia has implemented the latest iteration of Microsoft’s Project Server 2016

TD Bank enhances security and operations with Office 365

TD Bank enhances security and operations with Office 365
By Sean Dudley | 14 February 2017

North American bank meets compliance requirements and prepares for future growth

How Siemens Drives is achieving greater clarity

How Siemens Drives is achieving greater clarity
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 February 2017

UK-based manufacturer Siemens Drives is using the SIMATIC IT Preactor suite to better anticipate demand and bring about a 20% reduction on inventory of finished goods

Siemens Drives is using the SIMATIC IT Preactor suite to better anticipate demand and improve efficiency

How to revolutionise retail with personalisation and advanced analytics

How to revolutionise retail with personalisation and advanced analytics
By Lindsay James | 13 February 2017

Retailers need to master every tool that offers them an edge in a hyper competitive marketplace


InsureTech partnerships could help insurers remain competitive, says PwC

InsureTech partnerships could help insurers remain competitive, says PwC
By Rebecca Gibson | 13 February 2017

Start-ups could help insurers improve processes, analyse data and reduce costs

State of Rhode Island to introduce statewide ePermitting service

State of Rhode Island to introduce statewide ePermitting service
By Sean Dudley | 10 February 2017

New platform from Viewpoint Government Solutions is powered by Microsoft Azure

Multiple benefits across multiple locations

Multiple benefits across multiple locations
By Rebecca Gibson | 10 February 2017

Alyssa Putzer explains how Metafile Information Systems’ paperless document management solutions are helping a restaurant franchisee to streamline invoicing processes across multiple establishments

Alyssa Putzer explains how Metafile is helping a restaurant franchisee to streamline processes 

Willis Towers Watson enhances its executive compensation data offering

Willis Towers Watson enhances its executive compensation data offering
By Lindsay James | 10 February 2017

Enhancements provide more robust data and added efficiency for global organisations

The software behind Land Rover BAR's quest to win the 35th America's Cup

The software behind Land Rover BAR's quest to win the 35th America's Cup
By Lindsay James | 10 February 2017

Siemens PLM Software has been helping Land Rover BAR to create the America’s Cup catamaran

Unilever’s new vision for omnichannel retail

Unilever’s new vision for omnichannel retail
By Rebecca Gibson | 09 February 2017

Avanade uses Microsoft technologies to help Unilever Brazil to bring its vision for the future of omnichannel retail to life

Avanade is using Microsoft technology to help Unilever Brazil stay ahead of the competition

MARS boosts collaboration and reduces costs with Windows 10

MARS boosts collaboration and reduces costs with Windows 10
By Sean Dudley | 09 February 2017

Workforce of global manufacturer embraces Skype for Business, Yammer and Office 365

Azure customers can now use Microsoft's UK data centres

Azure customers can now use Microsoft's UK data centres
By Lindsay James | 08 February 2017

Microsoft’s UK cloud centres give customers a reliable and secure way to protect important information


How to turn technical objectives into business value

How to turn technical objectives into business value
By Guest | 08 February 2017

Eric Melcher from Profisee says that, to truly sell the benefit of master data management technology to business leaders, business benefits must be highlighted

Eric Melcher from Profisee outlines the business benefits of master data management technology

MSC enhances global operations with Office 365

MSC enhances global operations with Office 365
By Sean Dudley | 07 February 2017

Cloud-based collaboration tools helping to unify workforce and streamline decision making.

Public sector must adopt technologies to attract technical talent

Public sector must adopt technologies to attract technical talent
By Rebecca Gibson | 07 February 2017

Accenture finds that AI and machine learning will help to improve job satisfaction and staff retention

Five questions executives should be asking their security teams

Five questions executives should be asking their security teams
By Lindsay James | 06 February 2017

A new e-book from Microsoft provides a cybersecurity checklist to help enterprises reduce risk  

Beyond the chatter: how to get the most from chatbots

Beyond the chatter: how to get the most from chatbots
By Rebecca Lambert | 06 February 2017

In an era of ‘app fatigue’, chatbots promise a more natural, human interface for us to engage with organisations. Intervate’s Craig Heckrath and Peter Reid share five simple steps to get the most from chatbots today

Intervate’s Craig Heckrath and Peter Reid share five simple steps to get the most from chatbots today

How artificial intelligence could impact the healthcare sector

How artificial intelligence could impact the healthcare sector
By Sean Dudley | 03 February 2017

Collating and analysing data can hold the key to better patient insight and risk identification

Around-the-clock availability keeps customers loyal

Around-the-clock availability keeps customers loyal
By Guest | 03 February 2017

Stefan Gass from Veeam says that, in this digital age, unexpected downtime can be hugely damaging to companies – both financially and with regards to their reputation

Stefan Gass from Veeam says that unexpected downtime can be hugely damaging to companies


BETT 2017: Why STEM subjects need to be more accessible for children

BETT 2017: Why STEM subjects need to be more accessible for children
By Lindsay James | 03 February 2017

Anthony Salcito took to the stage at BETT to explain the Microsoft in Education Transformation Framework

Why platforms are so powerful for healthcare providers

Why platforms are so powerful for healthcare providers
By Sean Dudley | 02 February 2017

For many years, healthcare organisations have adopted specific technologies to meet specific needs. But in conversation with us, Microsoft’s Paul Smolke explains how a platform-based approach can simplify industry needs

Microsoft’s Paul Smolke explains how a platform-based approach can simplify industry needs

What does Avaya’s bankruptcy mean for business in the UK?

What does Avaya’s bankruptcy mean for business in the UK?
By Guest | 02 February 2017

Jon Seddon from GCI says that the days of outdated PBX-based telecoms are coming to an end

Jon Seddon from GCI says that the days of outdated PBX-based telecoms are coming to an end

Carnival Maritime uses machine learning to optimise cruise operations

Carnival Maritime uses machine learning to optimise cruise operations
By Rebecca Gibson | 02 February 2017

Arundo Analytics uses Cortana Intelligence Suite to predict onboard water consumption

Why you need to awaken your IT monster

Why you need to awaken your IT monster
By Guest | 01 February 2017

Existing and often disparate policy systems don’t have to block insurers from achieving the goal of developing the connected, digital business models that will enable them to stay competitive and enhance customer experience. Charlie Samolczyk from Willis Towers Watson explains further

Charlie Samolczyk from Willis Towers Watson explains how insurers can benefit from digital models

Microsoft helps Liberty Mutual improve its data analytics capabilities

Microsoft helps Liberty Mutual improve its data analytics capabilities
By Sean Dudley | 01 February 2017

Insurance company harnesses Power BI and Office 365 to boost collaboration and productivity

Trimble and Cambridge University trial HoloLens in construction

Trimble and Cambridge University trial HoloLens in construction
By Rebecca Lambert | 31 January 2017

The two organisations are developing practical industry applications for the holographic technology

Microsoft launches free digital skills and cloud programme for UK

Microsoft launches free digital skills and cloud programme for UK
By Rebecca Gibson | 31 January 2017

Company aims to ensure UK will remain a global leader in cloud computing and AI

Entering a new world of industry collaboration

Entering a new world of industry collaboration
By Guest | 30 January 2017

Collaboration through SharePoint Online is driving the rapid growth of small and niche businesses worldwide which in turn regenerates local, regional, national and global economies for the benefit of us all. Ian McNeice from Morgan & Wolfe tells us more

Ian McNeice from Morgan & Wolfe outlines the potential of collaboration through SharePoint Online

Will the ‘Shelfie’ revolutionise supermarket stock management?

Will the ‘Shelfie’ revolutionise supermarket stock management?
By Lindsay James | 30 January 2017

A stock optimisation robot from Microsoft partner Lakeba will soon be trialled in UK supermarkets